Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Comprehensive Wullar restoration project in pipeline


The Jammu and Kashmir government is vigorously following the proposal furnished to the Centre for funding Wullar development project involving an expenditure of over Rs. 350 crore.

This is a Rs 350 comprehensive project furnished for the revival and restoration of the world’s famous fresh water Lake Wullar for which Government of India has been approached to provide financial assistance for its implementation. JK government is also planning to the restore water supply to Mansbal Tourist Resort.

Relevant to mention here that large scale human interference and encroachments have badly affected State’s water wealth and greenery.

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